The Monaco Yacht Show has unveiled the 18 superyachts that will compete for the 6th Superyacht Awards Ceremony on September 24th, and it looks set to be a tight call.
Held on the eve of MYS, the ceremony will distinguish between four spectacular luxury vessels that will make their world debut in Monaco. Hosted during the MYS Inaugural Gala event at the Yacht Club de Monaco, the event will be attended by 350 VIP guests from the yachting social elite, owners, business leaders and CEOs of the show’s partners from the luxury industry, by invitation only.
The candidates are all new builds over 40m (LOA) delivered in the year (or end of 2018) and unveiled by their shipyard in world premiere at the 2019 MYS. They are as follows:
Attila (64m / Shipyard Sanlorenzo)
Aurora Borealis (67m / Shipyard Amels)
Bintador (49.9m / Shipyard Tankoa Yachts)
Bold (85m / Shipyard Silveryachts)
CRN 135 (79m / Shipyard CRN)
Dragon (79.5m / Shipyard Columbus Yachts)
DreAMBoat (90m / Shipyard Oceanco)
Excellence (79.95m / Shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen)
Here comes the sun (83m / Shipyard Amels)
Joy Rider (45m / Shipyard Damen)
Lilium (47.50m / Shipyard Bilgin Yachts)
Majesty 140 (43.10m / Shipyard Gulf Craft)
Mangusta Gransport 45 (45m / Shipyard Overmarine)
Metis (63m / Shipyard Benetti)
Navetta 42 (41.8m / Shipyard Customline – Ferretti Group)
Race (50m / Shipyard Riva - Ferretti Group)
Severin°s (55m / Shipyard Baglietto)
Tis (111m / Shipyard Lürssen)
Candidates will be competing within four categories:
The MYS/RINA Award rewards the eco-friendliest superyacht whose construction complies with a series of performance specifications as defined by the Italian classification company RINA.
The MYS Interior Design Award is given to the superyacht, which design and bespoke work made on the interior areas enhance an exceptional quality of comfort, features and aesthetics.
The MYS Exterior Design Award honours the superyacht which exterior design is the most innovative and refined.
The MYS Finest New Superyacht Award is given to the superyacht that meets the refinement criteria for both its interior and exterior design and its sustainable innovations or development.
The jury of the MYS Superyacht Awards Ceremony is made up of an eclectic panel of journalists from yachting media who bring with them their expertise and culture to award the greatest superyachts out of the 125 jaw-dropping vessels on display from the following day at the 2019 Monaco Yacht Show.
Good luck to all the nominees.
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